amblyopia

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Related to Strabismic amblyopia: lazy eye, strabismus, anisometropic amblyopia, Lazy eye syndrome

am·bly·o·pi·a

 (ăm′blē-ō′pē-ə)
n.
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease. Also called lazy eye.

[New Latin amblyōpia, from Greek ambluōpiā, from ambluōpos, dim-sighted : amblus, dim; see mel- in Indo-European roots + ōps, ōp-, eye; see myopia.]

am′bly·o′pic (-ō′pĭk, -ŏp′ĭk) adj.

amblyopia

(ˌæmblɪˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Medicine) impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve
[C18: New Latin, from Greek ambluōpia, from amblus dull, dim + ōps eye]
amblyopic adj

am•bly•o•pi•a

(ˌæm bliˈoʊ pi ə)

n.
dimness of sight without apparent organic defect.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek amblyōpía=amblý(s) dull + -ōpiā -opia]
am`bly•op′ic (-ˈɒp ɪk) adj.

amblyopia, amblyopy

obscurity of vision, occurring without any organic change in the eyes; the first stage of amaurosis. — amblyopic, adj.
See also: Blindness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amblyopia - visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations
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am·bly·o·pi·a

n. ambliopía, visión reducida.

amblyopia

n ambliopía, ojo perezoso or vago (fam), disminución f de la agudeza visual sin lesión orgánica del ojo
References in periodicals archive ?
On the basis of type, amblyopia can be divided into, Strabismic amblyopia, Refractive amblyopia, Deprivation amblyopia, and Reverse Amblyopia.
Patients with strabismic amblyopia, on the other hand, were unable to direct their attention to the target dots when they were visible to only the weaker eye.
Thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer, macular thickness, and macular volume in patients with strabismic amblyopia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2005; 42:216-21.
(3) Anisometropic amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia develop due to different neuronal mechanisms.
Patients meeting none of the criteria above were defined as strabismic amblyopia if there was eye deviation or defined as ametropic amblyopia if no eye deviation was found.
Even abnormal sensory eye dominance has been found in both anisometropic amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia [13], and we do not know whether the abnormal sensory eye dominance we reported here resulted from the same mechanism as that of the surgically corrected intermittent exotropes that we previously reported on [11].
(2) is shorter for stimulus deprivation amblyopia than for strabismic amblyopia or anisometropic amblyopia.
The amblyopia rate determined was anisometropic 69.23%, strabismic amblyopia 21.51% and others 9.23%.
Differential changes of magnocellular and parvocellular visual function in early- and late-onset strabismic amblyopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
Strabismic amblyopia was the most common pathology among ocular alignment disorders (60.4%).
Eighteen patients had unaided vision of less than 6/12 in one eye and in this group there were seven cases of strabismic amblyopia and 11 cases of refractive amblyopia.
Cotter SA, Edwards AE, Arnold RW et al 2007 Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group Study: Treatment of strabismic amblyopia with refractive correction American Journal of Ophthalmology 143 (6) 1060-3